Subject: Re: [ecasound] external sound card
From: William Goldsmith (bill_AT_radioparadise.com)
Date: Wed Apr 09 2003 - 23:34:14 EEST
Has anyone tried using the Creative Extigy USB device under Linux? It's
relatively cheap (~ US$150) & works very nicely under Win2k (though *not*
> Jan Stary wrote:
> > [ Sorry, now with nonmalicious headers and subject ]
> > Hi,
> > as my Acer Laptop only has a via ac97 chipset and one mono (mic) input
> > one stereo (headphone) output, I consider getting some additional
> > hardware.
> > I have two USB ports and a PCMCIA Card slot. Which one is better to use
> > a sound input/output? I mean sound quality and latency.
> > I am running ecasound on top of alsa 0.9.2 and the 2.5.66 kernel.
> > Any suggestions for a particular card/device/setup?
> It depends. Do you need multi channel or stereo and what sample rate?
> PCMCIA or Firewire is better than USB in general, especially for multi
> channel cards. If you only need stereo, USB is quite okay. Best thing
> for multi channel is maybe Hammerfall Multiface with PCMCIA card, but
> it's quite expensive (around 1000 Euro).
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